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. [laughter] i didn't ask them to ask this question. >> his name is lee -- >> lee edwards. >> lee edwards. >> that's right. >> who is also a biographer, as you are. >> and he's a historian. he's written several histories of the conservative movement. he himself has been a member of the conservative movement, an important person in that. >> jealousy? >> no, it's not jealousy, i can do that. but one thing about mr. edwards being asked to write that review, is that one of the things he takes issue with is i call him from his ghost writer because -- it was thurmond's staffer, former staffer of thurmond who has characterized his work on the book as being ghost writing. i talked to them and after talking to him, i e-mailed mr. edwards and i asked him if i could interview him about his relationship with traffic and what work he did in that kind of thing. and he said it was 40 years ago, yeah, as any entity would be a waste of your time and mine. so my own thing i can do, he was brave enough to read a criticism after the book when it got right. he got a number of things wrong. he quoted goldwater
was nanny to queen alexandra and edward vii's children or lord and lady knollys' children. and lady charlotte knollys was lady-in-waiting to queen alexandra. well, fantastic, and there's plenty of evidence - to back that up, isn't there? - oh, yes. i mean, these magnificent little presentation brooches are a sort of little march through her career. this is the cipher of queen alexandra, - the double "a," isn't it? - yes, that's right. under the royal crown, and so perhaps this was a christmas present. and maybe that's a birthday present and yet another one. and this dear nanny would wear them with enormous pride. i'm absolutely sure. these two, actually, made her swell with pride even more. have you thought at all about the date, 1902, why that would be so special? it's the coronation of edward vii. - that's right. - certainly this dear mrs. martin, the nanny, would have shared in the great drama that surrounded the coronation of edward vii. and so i believe the people who went to that coronation would have been given a medal such as this. more intimate friends would have been given
written by edward cline, who is our guest on booktv on c-span2. where did you get the title for this book. >> it came from a meeting that bill clinton had in chappaqua new york, north of york city where he has a home. this is back in august 2001. he invited several gas and it showed that he wanted to challenge the president and she is surprised by all this. and she said though, how can i do this, and the secretary of state. i have the ones with the miniver thursday. what about loyalty? and he said, there is no such word as loyalty in politics. he then went on to say that the people. the aaa credit rating of the united states, the barack obama was, in his words, an amateur. i spoke to people at that meeting. when i heard that, i said, that's the perfect title for this book, "the amateur." >> president clinton has denied publicly that he has used that term. >> i will tell you an interesting story. he has denied it, but hillary has told his friends that she suspected that of all people, chelsea had told me about this. now, that's not true. i've never met chelsea clinton. but apparently she h
simply -- i miss you, i love you. saldanha worked as a nurse at king edward vii hospital for four years. her family lives in bristol. while on shift, she slept in a residence for nurses. with no receptionist on duty overnight, she answered the prank call and put it through. >> hello, there. could i speak to my granddaughter kate? >> yes, just hold on. >> reporter: the humiliation apparently drove her to suicide. for kate it's another test of her new life as a very public royal. in september, a photographer photographed her topless on a private vacation. >> while she understood what she was taking on, i think that there have been a couple of things that will have made them go, oh, my goodness, you know, we didn't necessarily think that it was going to be this bad this day and age. >> reporter: it's sounding uncomfortably like the life of her late mother in law, princess diana, who was hounded by the media. we have just learned that william has canceled a public appearance tonight. kate is understandably lying low, she had been schedule to appear at the london premiere at "the hobbit" thi
wonderfully well by everyone at the king edward hospital and their thoughts and prayers are with jacintha, her family, friends, and colleagues in this very, very sad time. it's absolutely a joke that when catastrophically wrong, and it ended up with a nurse who took that original phone call committing suicide. while there is sadness on one level for william and kate, i'm sure behind closed doors they are absolutely furious. >> greta: of course, the media has been a problem, a serious problem in the prince's life to begin with. his mother was dogged by the paparazzi. just look at how the media chases down this royal family, and i'm sure that these two radio hosts never in10ed for this to happen, but look what's happened. >> that's right. i'm sure that when they put that original phone call through, in fact, they said as much. they absolutely never imagined in a million years that their phone call would actually get put through. yes, there has been a backlash here. you've got to go on twitter and look at the con sternation really, by people, who are so angry that someone has ultimately died as a
to the gentlelady from maryland, ms. edwards. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. edwards: thank you, mr. speaker. and i thank the gentleman from connecticut, both for your leadership and i share in your absolute sorrow. and to honor the memory of the 20 children and six educators who lost their lives in this really horrific attack at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families and our first responders and all of those both in newtown and across this country who are affected by this tragedy. first as a mother my heart truly aches for the parents who lost their children, young and old. lost their future. but as a member of congress, i also know that we're not doing nearly enough to protect our children and to protect our communities from gun violence. in cities and rural areas, schools, offices and homes, this has happened far too many times in far too many communities all across our country. in my district alone, there have been over 160 incidences of gun violence in -- this year. and 46 people in my
to that point. when you talk about the modern media, and remember edward r. murrow in the harvest of shame, and he made a documentary saying look at what happened with the farm workers in this country, and it was the segregated people who said no to segregation and forced the major media to come in. media has always been part of the fight for social justice. this is nothing new. i think that we do have to link the stories, and one of the things that happens is that this horrible thing that happened in newtown, but people forget the hundreds of young people who are killed on the streets of chicago over the last five years, who are mostly african-american and mexican children. what happens in baltimore, 212 murders in a city of 600,000 and where both i and farria come from, andt is up acceptable, and we do have to bridge it for people wanting the guns and the gun control which we can do. if you study the history, you can study the roots off it and figure out the future. >> mitzi miller, one more question before we head off to commercial, if i'm a "jet" reader, and i see this cover, is this a
dropped all charges against john edwards. >> a prostitution scandal involving members of the secret service. the men had copies of president obama's exact schedule in their hotel rooms at the time. >> the surprise resignation of cia director david petraeus after he admitted to an extramarital affair. >> big news out of hollywood. brad pitt and angelina jolie's engagement. >> i just want peace. >> she cried. >> crocodile tears. >> the surprising split of seal and heidi klum. >> katie holmes to file for divorce from tom cruise. >> we're talking about "50 shades of grey." >> two of the ladies in the studio have read the book. >> that's correct. some have ordered the sequel. >> a huge honey boo boo fan right here. >> one thing is clear, she loves to tan. >> i'm sorry. i'm tan. i like to be tan. >> viral video craze sweeping the nation. >> jerry sandusky found guilty on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. >> lance armstrong has been stripped of his seven tour de france titles and banned for life from the sport. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> let the games begin. london ready to put on the bigge
: that's what i wonder sometimes, we feel -- john edwards used to use the two americas and it literally feels like i'm sitting here in l.a., and it feels like we're talking about two different countries. >> we are. and it's a totally republican-run state too. >> stephanie: at least the good news is mickey the president was reelected and he has done more for gay rights than any of the previous presidents combined. so hopefully we're moving forward >> yeah, but it is also up to the individual states. >> stephanie: i really hope it gets decided at the supreme court level, because i feel like you can't have different laws all over the country, it literally makes it a mess. >> it does. work benefits in one state, they move to another state, those benefits are denied. it's a huge mess. >> stephanie: yep. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: here is the other good news i mentioned, jim demint is leaving. >> yeah. >> stephanie: so there is that -- ♪ double your pleasure double your fun ♪ >> stephanie: that is one of the big signs that the t
. the first black republican senator since edward brookes of massachusetts lost the re-election bid in 1978, and the only black senator currently serving. tim scott will be the seventh black senator in the nation's history and on three occasions have african-americaning been elected to the upper chamber. only one time has a blaek senator been both elected and re-elected. the governor is aware and she sounded self-conscious about the governor reerting an eastern american. >> it is very important to me as a minority female that congressman scott earned this seat. he earned this seat for the person that he is. he earned this seat for the results that he has shown. he earned this seat for what i know he's going to do in making south carolina and making our country proud. >> right now i want to bring in atlanta's democratic mayor, founder and president of the center for social inclusion a nonprofit organization dedicated to fighting social and economic inequality. and kevin alexander grey. a attorney from south carolina and great to have you here. >> i wish i were an attorney. >> so, tell me thi
and then i'll introduce susanne and mickey edwards. >> is a great honor to be your colleague. >> jay, thank you so much. suzanne and mickey, i appreciate your coming and all of you for participating in this event. norm and i have been friends and colleagues and collaborators for over 40 years. i know it shows on me. it doesn't show one had. .. before entering the witness protection program. [laughter] >> mabey we should have followed the full script of christian andersen and enlisted a child for the emperor wears clothes, but we were not smart enough to do that. actually, what i want to say is the response to the first ten days or less of commentary i've learned what it means to go viral. it was a very instructive lesson. but it's been very heartening. maybe 5% have ugly hate mail and another 5% constructive criticism and 90% thank you for saying this. and a prominent among the scores of people who e-mail thus and were in the 90% of the self identified republicans, ordinary citizens and some elected officials and party activists as well and a fair number of reporters both of whom take a lit
will introduce susan and mickey edwards. it's a great honor to be your colleague. >> thank you so much. susan and mickey, i really appreciate your coming and all of you for participating in this event. norm and i have been friends and colleagues and collaborators for over 40 years. i know it shows on me. it doesn't show on him, but people often ask me when we collaborate, with the division of labor? finally i got a book cover that pretty much lays it out. i mean, you see the subtitle, how the constitutional system collided with the new politics of extremism. on the left is your constitution beige. a slightly worn. on the right is the harsh color inside extremism. orenstein is that the politics of extremists. just so you have this straight. i also want to announce this will be her last public appearance before entering the witness protection program. [laughter] i mean, maybe we should have followed the full script of hans christian andersen and enlisted a child to blurt out, the emperor wears no clothes, but we weren't smart enough to do that. actually what i want to say is the response to the
. it is at supersonic for reentry. the reason it does is that mike adams got killed while i was working at edwards during reentry. he did not have the pitch accurate within about that much range and he did not have the yaw accurate within about that much rain, and that haunted me. i thought that was the reason we would not have commercial space flight. the pilot for spaceshipone reentry -- by the way, there is not autopilot. the only thing controlling those controls are the rudder pedals on a mock 0.3 airplane. you have the electric fin on the tail. just like a piper cub. [laughter] weird, huh? you could be at apogee in spaceshipone, eat your lunch, handoff, and do as a free entry -- safe reentry. you're not putting yourself at risk like mike adams put himself at risk. this is just a picture is google earth. out to the right is the white knight climbing 50% more altitude than an airliner. going up about 50,000 feet. from up there, about 70 miles, you're looking on the horizon. this is why we stopped flying space ships. i wanted to fly one every five months to show reliability and cost for future s
you a brief recap of all three of them. and, of course, marvin kalb, who is the edward r. murrow professor emeritus at harvard kennedy school of government. and a contributing news analyst for npr and fox news channel. antaeus wrigley called upon to comment on major issues of the day by many other leading news organizations. and also he is very dear to our heart here at aspen because he is legally serve as moderator, and done a superb job each time. very happy to have you back, martin. thank you so much. let me just go back and say just a word about the in depth knowledge, skill, dedication and perseverance of each of you present today who worked on the negotiating team for the process that led up to it. really did not just bring this to fruition but also reflect the practice of diplomacy at its best. it required outstanding diplomacy and -- to balance the risks and demands of peace in the sort of opec security environment of the cold war period, which perhaps, perhaps most people to remember but perhaps some do not. so, before turning the program over to marvin though, i would j
's one. why don't we start right there? >> thank you. my name is edward joseph, i'm with the johns hopkins. great to be here today. great discussion but, in fact, i'd like to invoke further on the comment that shadi made about the legitimacy of the document. we were talking at a referendum on the constitution. the constitution is the foundation for egypt's democracy. and if i could, shadi, ascii and khaled, to probe further, assuming of course this will pass which it is very likely to happen. do you believe that fundamentally egyptians across the spectrum will accept this constitution as legitimate? even if they decide to participate in parliamentary elections, which shadi raise, they would not do even if they decided. will they look, yes, this is our constitution. i may not like it, but i accept. just around the question now, is there a sense at all among liberals that, hey, we were the ones fighting this revolution. you guys were johnny-come-lately. we were the ones who were there from the beginning and since it's our revolution, -- [inaudible] >> thank you. there are a couple of
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